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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2013

April 24, 2013

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The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) announces the availability of OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2013.

This issue's lead story highlights defense attorney Robert L. Listenbee's assumption of the leadership of OJJDP in March 2013. The issue also includes special features on the following topics:

  • The Justice Department’s launch of a task force to address violence against children in tribal communities..
  • Then-Acting Administrator Melodee Hanes’ opening remarks at a summit on preventing child sexual abuse in sports organizations.
  • A speech that human rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson delivered on the placement of young offenders in adult facilities.
  • An OJJDP article in The Police Chief that discusses law enforcement's critical role in effective responses to child maltreatment.
  • Upcoming events.

"OJJDP News @ a Glance," March/April 2013 (NCJ 241367), is available online.